Temporary Distribution Helper

ENSTAR   Anchorage, AK   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 8, 2022
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The general responsibilities of a Distribution Helper are to assist co-workers by performing a  variety of duties such as furnishing workers with materials/tools/ supplies, cleaning work area/machines/equipment, feeding or off bearing machines, holding materials or tools, and performing other routine duties. This position also performs installation, maintenance, and repair work on mains and service lines and assists co-workers in welding, thermal, and arc cutting tasks. 


• Assist in laying, repairing, and extending underground plastic and steel gas mains and service lines. 

• Assist in welding and thermal arc cutting activities. 

• Ensure tools required for jobs are on vehicles. 

• Prepare worksite by positioning barricades and signs. 

• Unload materials and equipment from vehicles. 

• Clean vehicle, tools, and equipment as needed. 

• Fuel vehicle and equipment. 

• Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner. 

• Operate non CDL vehicles intrastate weighing 14,000 or more pounds. 

• May perform duties requiring a CDL if in possession of a current Alaska CDL. 


• High School Diploma or equivalent. 

• Experience performing work requiring mechanical aptitude. 

• Construction background preferred. 

• Must possess current Alaska driver’s license and be qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of the ENSTAR’s Driving Policy, CDL preferred.  

• Must be able to obtain a Department of Transportation Medical Certificate per Alaska  House Bill 15 effective July 8, 2013. 

• Employment is contingent on successful completion of the Operator Qualification  Program. 

• Ability to pass a drug, background, past employment, and driving record screening. 


• Good verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively interact with individuals within and outside of ENSTAR. 

• General construction knowledge and ability to perform related tasks. 

• Ability to work safely, and safely operate equipment utilized in the installation and repair of mains and/or service lines.

• Must be self-directed, able to perform in a multi task environment, and able to effectively contribute individually, or as part of a team. 

• Thorough knowledge of ENSTAR’s Standard Operating Procedures. 


• Must maintain a positive work atmosphere through effective interactions and communications with co-workers, customers and management. 

• Must maintain a safe environment for co-workers, customers and the public through adherence to established safety standards and timely reporting of potential hazards.

• Must adhere to ENSTAR’s policies and procedures related to the code of business ethics,  compliance, responsible use of assets, and all applicable state and federal laws.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties,  responsibilities and requirements. Others duties may be assigned.